Detroit Lions Depth Chart

  • HC: Dan Campbell
  • OC: Anthony Lynn
  • DC: Aaron Glenn
  • ST: Dave Fipp
Updated: 05/06/2021 5:37PM ET
Pos No. Player 1 No Player 2 No Player 3 No Player 4 No Player 5
Offense
OFF          
LWR00Perriman, Breshad U/NYJ13Bolden Jr., Victor SF1900Ratley, Damion SF2118Allison, Geronimo U/GB00McKinley, Javon CF21
RWR00Williams, Tyrell CC/LV87Cephus, Quintez 20/585Kennedy, Tom CF1999Atkins, John SF1800Surratt, Sage CF21
SWR00Raymond, Kalif U/Ten00St. Brown, Amon-Ra 21/400Adams Jr., Jonathan CF21
LT68Decker, Taylor 16/170Skipper, Dan W/Hou67Nelson, Matt CF19
LG73Jackson, Jonah 20/300Kraemer, Tommy CF21
C77Ragnow, Frank 18/163Brown, Evan SF2000Jackson, Drake CF21
RG61Stenberg, Logan 20/465Crosby, Tyrell 18/5
RT00Sewell, Penei 21/172Vaitai, Halapoulivaati U/Phi00Heim, Evan SF21
TE88Hockenson, TJ 19/100HILL, JOSH CC/NO00FELLS, DARREN CC/Hou00Mack, Alize` SF2100Wright, Brock CF21
TE00Thedford, Hunter SF2100Hausmann, Jake CF21
QB16Goff, Jared T/LAR00Boyle, Tim R/GB10Blough, David T/Cle
RB32Swift, D'Andre 20/200Williams, Jamaal U/GB00Jefferson, Jermar 21/700Boyd, Rakeem CF2100Mills, Dedrick CF21
FB45Cabinda, Jason SF1946Bawden, Nick 18/7
Defense
DEF          
LDE90Flowers, Trey U/NE94Bryant, Austin 19/499Okwara, Julian 20/300Heath, Joel SF21
LDT00BROCKERS, MICHAEL T/LAR00McNeill, Alim 21/396Cornell, Jashon 20/792Strong Jr., Kevin CF19
RDT91Penisini, John 20/600Onwuzurike, Levi 21/297WILLIAMS, NICHOLAS U/Chi
RDE95Okwara, Romeo W/NYG93Hand, Da'Shawn 18/400Harris, Charles U/Atl
OLB44Reeves-Maybin, Jalen 17/400Barnes, Derrick 21/400McCray, Robert SF2100Beckett, Tavante CF21
MLB51Tavai, Jahlani 19/200Hamilton, Shaun Dion W/Was57Pittman, Anthony CF19
SLB58COLLINS, JAMIE U/NE47Anzalone, Alex U/NO
LCB24Oruwariye, Amani 19/500Melifonwu, Ifeatu 21/338Ford, Mike CF1800Parker, AJ CF21
SS25Harris, Will 19/349Moore, CJ CF1947Price, Bobby CF2046Elliott, Jalen CF20
FS21Walker, Tracy 18/300Marlowe, Dean U/Buf00Igwebuike, Godwin SF2100Amos, D'Angelo CF21
RCB30Okudah, Jeff 20/100Dunbar, Quinton U/Sea00Jacobs, Jerry CF21
CB00Elder, Corn U/Car
Special Teams
ST          
PT3Fox, Jack CF19
PK00BULLOCK, RANDY U/Cin00Wright, Matthew SF21
LS48MUHLBACH, DON SF0400Daly, Scott SF21
H3Fox, Jack CF19
KO00BULLOCK, RANDY U/Cin
PR00St. Brown, Amon-Ra 21/4
KR00St. Brown, Amon-Ra 21/4
Reserves
RES          
RES86Bryant, Hunter NFI

Analysis

What Ourlads' Scouting Services said about D'ANDRE SWIFT before he made the Detroit Lions' Depth Chart: Georgia, 5082 212 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Philadelphia, PA. Has been a part of a committee approach since the start of his career. Played behind Nick Chubb and Sony Michel as a freshman, then took over the leading rusher role the rest of the way. Was second-team All SEC in 2018, and first-team in 2019. An every-down back. His ability to make the first guy miss and make the spectacular catch will make the highlight reels, but his greatest value is how reliable he is play to play. Makes big plays and will provide the value by picking up the tough yards inside. A do-it-all back who can stay on the field in any situation. A dynamic runner in the open field that has both the open field burst and speed to run away from defenders, but also the shake and wiggle in traffic to make tacklers miss. A good decision maker. Will put his shoulder down and take what the defense gives him when needed. Excels when he bounces the play outside and puts a defender on an island, a battle he almost always wins. Possesses a lethal spin move. Will press the running lane and keep his feet moving as he decides what to do laterally. Stays square and balanced. Can lower himself to miss contact and take on a big hit. Excellent blocker and receiver. Reliable in any role. Won’t dart in and out of his breaks when coming from a standstill. Needs that extra step or two to really get going. Too many fumbles (7 in three years ). Needs better ball handling techniques. Had a shoulder issue in 2019. 2019 stats: 1218 yds, 6.2 ypc, 7 TD, 24 rec, 216 yds, 9.0 ypr, 1 TD. OSR:9/33. No shuttle-his choice. First/second round. (A-29 7/8, H- 9, BP-DNP, SS-DNP). Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP). Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP). Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP).Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP).Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP).Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP).Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP).Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP).Ohio State, 6011 205 4.46. Junior entry, two-year starter, Grand Prairie, TX. First-team All-Big 10 in 2019. Was outstanding as a sub package player before becoming a full-time starter in 2019. Physical corner with length. Has experience in a variety of coverage and technique. Plays press, off, and hard corner. Effective with a two and off hand jam along with press and react. Strong in press and bail. Mirrors cuts extremely well from different looks. Quick in transition with sudden foot movements changing directions. Recovers and closes with a burst. Solid ball skills getting his inside hand on balls at the catch point. Can undercut a route in the throwing lane to high point the ball. Stays in phase on vertical and extended route breaks. Has eye discipline to focus on the receiver and find the ball in phase. Solid zone defender with quick lateral shuffle in deep outside coverage. Maintains close cushion and has the ability to see multiple routes and react to the quarterback delivery. Can sink under an intermediate route as a hard corner and quickly break on the flat. Explosive plant and drive. Physical in run support. Can take on a stalk block and shed working to the ball. Runs through tackles with gather and finish. Occasionally will give up leverage versus a shifty receiver. Could be more fluid in pedal and reactions in off coverage. At time relies too much on recovery speed versus route breaks. Occasionally goes low on tackles and is vulnerable to a miss or yards after contact. Has the size, speed, and athletic ability of an elite corner. Any deficiency in his game can be cleaned up by an NFL coach. He still has upside and will be selected in the first round. 2019 stats: 35 T, 1 TFL, 9 PBU, 2 FF, 3 INT. OSR:4/29. First round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 1/2, VJ-41, SS-DNP).